Employment Law

HireRight pays close attention to all legislation related to new hiring and screening practices. We remain abreast of regulatory information by employing legal council to provide proactive notification of proposed and new legislation impacting the pre-employment screening field, leveraging our partner network, and staying in constant communication with our customers. Here are some useful links to various employment legislations across Asia. 

Legal Links

The Law Society of Singapore – Employment Act 
The Law Society of Singapore is a representative body for all lawyers in Singapore. This site details the employment rights of employees in Singapore.  

Malaysian Labour Laws
This is a repository of guides and information on labour laws in Malaysia, helping employers and employees obtain information on their rights and obligations.

Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association 
This site contains information, research and publications related to Australian labour and industrial relations. 

China Law and Practice - Labour and Employment Law
This site contains a list of articles on the employment legislations in China. 

Hong Kong Lawyer - Employment Law
The Hong Kong Lawyer is the official journal of the Law Society of Hong Kong and it contains updates on legislations and case studies to help HR practitioners to keep abreast on employment law in Hong Kong.

The Japan Institute of Labour Policy and Training 
This page contains a comprehensive set of links to various labour legislations in Japan.

Government Resources & Agencies

Ministry of Manpower Singapore

Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia

Department of Employment, Australia

Australian Government, Employment and Workplace

Ministry of Labor, Taiwan

Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China

Labour Department of Hong Kong

Ministry of Labour and Employment, India

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

Department  of Labor and Employment, Philippines

Ministry of Employment and Labor, South Korea